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Subject:Re: What Flesch measures From:AnnMacknz -at- AOL -dot- COM Date:Mon, 2 Dec 1996 20:07:32 -0500
>Steven Jong wrote:
>"Various readability indices measure various factors, but the Flesch
>Index measures *only* the average syllable length and sentence length. It
>and readability metrics in general are, simplistic but well-directed toward
>Personally, I try to avoid the way of all Flesch... .
>(Tell me the age of this joke and win a valuable prize.)
>Is this in the same category as: "The spirit was willing, but the Flesh
>Sorry. It was there - I had to use it.
"and the Word was made Flesch . . ." big book 71:27